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# fitness - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Big increase in number of Irish adults wearing fitness trackers in 2020, study finds
# Data
# Data

Big increase in number of Irish adults wearing fitness trackers in 2020, study finds

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:00 PM 21,485 Views 15 Comments

The findings of the study were produced byTeneo Sport and Sponsorship Index.

# fitness - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Opinion: Memories of my first Dublin City Marathon on the day the 2020 race was meant to happen
# Dublin Marathon
From TheJournal.ie
# Dublin Marathon

Opinion: Memories of my first Dublin City Marathon on the day the 2020 race was meant to happen

Oct 25th 2020, 7:30 AM 18,247 Views 7 Comments

Mick Bourke has run several marathons and pays tribute to runners today as the Dublin City Marathon moves online.

# fitness - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Extract: 'Running makes me feel alive, connected to the moment'
# Running
From TheJournal.ie
# Running

Extract: 'Running makes me feel alive, connected to the moment'

Oct 10th 2020, 6:00 PM 48,328 Views 19 Comments

Author of The Cow Book, John Connell shares his experience of one long and glorious run he had through a forest in Longford, in an extract from his new book.

# fitness - Monday 29 June, 2020

Getting back into your 'new normal' gym routine
# Phase 3
# Phase 3

Getting back into your 'new normal' gym routine

Jun 29th 2020, 4:49 PM 16,536 Views 0 Comments

David Last shares his dos and don’ts as Ireland’s gyms and fitness clubs reopen.

# fitness - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Opinion: The programme for government is like a visit from Santa for cyclists
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Opinion: The programme for government is like a visit from Santa for cyclists

Jun 25th 2020, 7:55 AM 24,425 Views 176 Comments

Cycling advocate Martina Callanan says now is the time to embrace cycling as the answer to so many modern lifestyle problems.

# fitness - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Warm up, change up: Complement your summer running routine
# Fitness
# Fitness

Warm up, change up: Complement your summer running routine

May 19th 2020, 11:01 AM 4,389 Views 0 Comments

David Last gives some pointers on how to make the most of the outdoor space within 5km of your home.

# fitness - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Simple tips for looking after your mental health while at home
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Simple tips for looking after your mental health while at home

Apr 15th 2020, 11:39 AM 4,581 Views 0 Comments

David Last’s advice to help you get through the next few weeks.

# fitness - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Roz Purcell shares her routine, recipes and tips for staying positive during Covid-19 isolation
# Saturday Serving
From TheJournal.ie
# Saturday Serving

Roz Purcell shares her routine, recipes and tips for staying positive during Covid-19 isolation

Apr 11th 2020, 7:30 AM 55,830 Views 104 Comments

The cookery author says focusing on nutrition and wellbeing is helping her handle the changes.

# fitness - Friday 3 April, 2020

The best ways to keep your fitness plans going from home
# Advice
# Advice

The best ways to keep your fitness plans going from home

Apr 3rd 2020, 11:55 AM 6,711 Views 1 Comment

David Last gives his tips on staying active during lockdown.

# fitness - Saturday 21 March, 2020

The 5 Ss for healthy social distancing
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

The 5 Ss for healthy social distancing

Updated Mar 21st 2020, 3:00 PM 60,364 Views 12 Comments

David Last’s advice on how to keep your mind and body fit and healthy.

# fitness - Friday 20 March, 2020

'When this all passes over, what will you look back on and wish you had done?'
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'When this all passes over, what will you look back on and wish you had done?'

Mar 20th 2020, 9:29 PM 82,601 Views 26 Comments

Keeping your body and mind healthy is even more imperative now that we are staying at home. We speak to some fitness experts.

# fitness - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Working out from home: tips to keep you in shape during the shutdown
# Stay Active
# Stay Active

Working out from home: tips to keep you in shape during the shutdown

Mar 15th 2020, 11:22 AM 14,848 Views 3 Comments

David Last provides some simple tips to keep you on track over the days and weeks ahead.

# fitness - Monday 27 January, 2020

Half of primary school students unable to kick a ball properly, study finds
# Basic Skills
From TheJournal.ie
# Basic Skills

Half of primary school students unable to kick a ball properly, study finds

Jan 27th 2020, 8:51 AM 26,044 Views 72 Comments

Half of children studied were found to be unable to kick a ball properly.

# fitness - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

The Cork ultra runner targeting 32 marathons in 32 counties in 32 days
# Mind Games
# Mind Games

The Cork ultra runner targeting 32 marathons in 32 counties in 32 days

Dec 31st 2019, 7:30 AM 20,282 Views 30 Comments

Conor O’Keeffe will start his Herculean task on 1 April with 32 pounds on his back, removing one pound each day. For him, it symbolises the weight of depression and his battle with that burden.

# fitness - Monday 30 December, 2019

From measurable momentum with Leinster to shaping the future of the Lionesses
# High Performance
# High Performance

From measurable momentum with Leinster to shaping the future of the Lionesses

Dec 30th 2019, 7:00 AM 14,346 Views 2 Comments

Wickow man Peter Tierney moved away from the heavyweights in his native province to work with the English FA.

# fitness - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Running the Dublin City Marathon this Sunday? Here are some last-minute tips and advice
# Countdown
# Countdown

Running the Dublin City Marathon this Sunday? Here are some last-minute tips and advice

Oct 24th 2019, 12:08 PM 4,400 Views 5 Comments

Personal trainer David Last returns with some tips for the big day.

# fitness - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

'We're told we need a massive chest and washboard abs': The rise of steroids - and the unspoken dangers
# Hpra
# Hpra

'We're told we need a massive chest and washboard abs': The rise of steroids - and the unspoken dangers

Sep 11th 2019, 5:01 PM 5,600 Views 5 Comments

Experts explain why using unprescribed drugs to get ‘the perfect body’ can cause serious health problems.

# fitness - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

The fascination with fitness technology and whether it helps us hit our goals
# Fitness
# Fitness

The fascination with fitness technology and whether it helps us hit our goals

Feb 27th 2019, 4:56 PM 4,960 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last has seen clients invest in GPS watches and food-tracking apps without first mastering the basics.

# fitness - Monday 25 February, 2019

Opinion: There is a wonder-drug that all schools should be prescribing
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Opinion: There is a wonder-drug that all schools should be prescribing

Feb 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 57,766 Views 14 Comments

Exercise should be viewed as medicine. Indeed, if exercise could be prescribed as a pill, it would be the most prescribed drug on the planet, writes Professor Niall Moyna.

# fitness - Monday 4 February, 2019

Core, mobility and weight training - 4 tips to help your running in 2019
# Running
# Running

Core, mobility and weight training - 4 tips to help your running in 2019

Feb 4th 2019, 2:53 PM 9,497 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last has worked with runners of all ages and abilities.

# fitness - Thursday 17 January, 2019

The dos and don'ts of maintaining a sensible fitness plan in 2019
# Fitness
# Fitness

The dos and don'ts of maintaining a sensible fitness plan in 2019

Jan 17th 2019, 3:23 PM 7,112 Views 2 Comments

Personal trainer David Last on why we shouldn’t dive in head first during January.

# fitness - Thursday 3 January, 2019

New Year, New You: 5 tips to get your fitness goals up and running
# Fitness
# Fitness

New Year, New You: 5 tips to get your fitness goals up and running

Jan 3rd 2019, 3:26 PM 5,730 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last offers his January advice.

# fitness - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

'The kind of woman I want to be': Blazing a trail to show fitness and pregnancy can be combined
# Interview
# Interview

'The kind of woman I want to be': Blazing a trail to show fitness and pregnancy can be combined

Jan 1st 2019, 10:00 AM 26,258 Views 5 Comments

Moire O’Sullivan kept track of all the little battles she had to take on to return to her sport after pregnancy.

# fitness - Monday 24 December, 2018

'My body doesn't know what's hit it, core muscles that drifted apart in pregnancy are being forcibly reunited'
# Bump Bike And Baby
# Bump Bike And Baby

'My body doesn't know what's hit it, core muscles that drifted apart in pregnancy are being forcibly reunited'

Dec 24th 2018, 1:00 PM 6,480 Views 2 Comments

Moire O’Sullivan wasn’t ready to give up her love for adventure racing after pregnancy.

# fitness - Friday 21 December, 2018

The best last-minute presents to get the fitness fanatic in your life
# Happy Fitmas
# Happy Fitmas

The best last-minute presents to get the fitness fanatic in your life

Dec 21st 2018, 5:31 PM 9,683 Views 0 Comments

Gym gear, fitness watches and personal trainer vouchers are all on this year’s list.

# fitness - Monday 17 December, 2018

5 tips to help you enjoy the Christmas period without falling off the fitness wagon
# Fitness
# Fitness

5 tips to help you enjoy the Christmas period without falling off the fitness wagon

Dec 17th 2018, 5:10 PM 7,994 Views 0 Comments

David Last’s message is clear – enjoy the holiday period but there are ways to ensure you don’t undo all your hard work from earlier in the year.

# fitness - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

A checklist to help you enjoy December but not undo all your hard work
# Fitness
# Fitness

A checklist to help you enjoy December but not undo all your hard work

Nov 28th 2018, 3:20 PM 6,600 Views 1 Comment

‘It’s important to unwind mentally and physically over the Christmas period,’ writes personal trainer David Last.

# fitness - Friday 9 November, 2018

Christmas is coming! Tips to ensure you stay on track ahead of the festive period
# Fitness
# Fitness

Christmas is coming! Tips to ensure you stay on track ahead of the festive period

Nov 9th 2018, 8:00 PM 6,444 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer David Last has seen clients undo hard work during the party season, but there are ways to limit the damage.

# fitness - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Complaint against breast massage ad upheld after it claimed to reduce risk of cancer
# ASAI
From TheJournal.ie
# ASAI

Complaint against breast massage ad upheld after it claimed to reduce risk of cancer

Oct 30th 2018, 3:50 PM 23,084 Views 15 Comments

The text also claimed that a breast massage could increase the size of breasts and prevent sagging.

# fitness - Saturday 27 October, 2018

'I didn't know what lymphoma was. So I said to him: 'Is it serious?''
# Comeback
# Comeback

'I didn't know what lymphoma was. So I said to him: 'Is it serious?''

Oct 27th 2018, 10:00 AM 26,974 Views 7 Comments

Roscommon-man Colin Farrell was diagnosed with cancer when he was 22. Tomorrow he will attempt to run his first ever marathon in Dublin.

'The city we grew up in, the city we know so well, showcased at its beautiful best'
# Dublin Marathon
# Dublin Marathon

'The city we grew up in, the city we know so well, showcased at its beautiful best'

Oct 27th 2018, 8:30 AM 4,150 Views 2 Comments

Ahead of his second Dublin Marathon, Ryan Bailey on a burgeoning lifelong love affair with the event.

# fitness - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

'Don't experiment on race day' - Planning your final preparations for the Dublin Marathon
# Tie Your Laces
# Tie Your Laces

'Don't experiment on race day' - Planning your final preparations for the Dublin Marathon

Oct 24th 2018, 8:00 PM 17,472 Views 26 Comments

Race director Jim Aughney joins us to talk through the best prep, what to expect on the day and the best recovery techniques once the race is over.

The last-minute advice you need for Sunday's Dublin Marathon
# Dublin Marathon
# Dublin Marathon

The last-minute advice you need for Sunday's Dublin Marathon

Oct 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,172 Views 5 Comments

David Last has trained clients to achieve their marathon goals for years, and here he outlines his top tips for the days ahead.

# fitness - Friday 19 October, 2018

5 problems that most people face when they start a new fitness programme
# Checklist
# Checklist

5 problems that most people face when they start a new fitness programme

Oct 19th 2018, 11:35 AM 6,032 Views 1 Comment

David Last talks us through some frequent traits when it comes to mobility, movement and nutrition.

# fitness - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Opinion: 'Children need to learn the importance of exercise from their parents'
# Health
From TheJournal.ie
# Health

Opinion: 'Children need to learn the importance of exercise from their parents'

Oct 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 14,385 Views 11 Comments

The most important message parents can give their children is that any form of activity is better than nothing at all, writes Dr Sarah Kelly.

# fitness - Friday 28 September, 2018

4 top tips to help you look after your fitness while on the go
# Fitness
# Fitness

4 top tips to help you look after your fitness while on the go

Sep 28th 2018, 4:05 PM 7,497 Views 1 Comment

“If it’s important to you, then you will make it happen,” writes personal trainer David Last.

# fitness - Friday 21 September, 2018

Fuelling for a marathon: 'Nailing your preparation is powerful for confidence'
# Follow Journeys
# Follow Journeys

Fuelling for a marathon: 'Nailing your preparation is powerful for confidence'

Sep 21st 2018, 11:50 AM 6,571 Views 0 Comments

Leinster Rugby and Dublin GAA nutritionist Daniel Davey on what to eat before, during and after 26.2 gruelling miles.

# fitness - Monday 17 September, 2018

'No matter how much you've trained, you're plagued with self-doubt'
# Follow Journeys
# Follow Journeys

'No matter how much you've trained, you're plagued with self-doubt'

Sep 17th 2018, 7:30 AM 4,582 Views 0 Comments

With six weeks to go until the 2018 Dublin Marathon, The42′s Ryan Bailey is preparing to compete in the capital for the second time.

# fitness - Friday 14 September, 2018

The fitness industry is booming in Ireland, but why are we fatter than ever before?
# Fitness
# Fitness

The fitness industry is booming in Ireland, but why are we fatter than ever before?

Sep 14th 2018, 6:00 AM 10,126 Views 17 Comments

Personal trainer David Last wonders why all of the hype surrounding exercise and healthy living isn’t reducing our waistlines.

# fitness - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'It turns out training hard in the gym gets results, not magic movements'
# Fitness
# Fitness

'It turns out training hard in the gym gets results, not magic movements'

Sep 11th 2018, 1:40 PM 7,820 Views 0 Comments

Personal trainer Dean Merton outlines his top tips for getting back into the swing of things this Autumn.

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